Southwest General is accredited by The Joint Commission, the American College
of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, the American Association of Blood Banks
and the College of American Pathologists. It is a member of the Ohio Hospital
Association and the Center for Health Affairs.
Southwest General’s Trauma Service is verified by the
American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma as a Level III trauma center. This verification recognizes
that the Trauma Service has 24-hour, in-house coverage by highly specialized
physicians and nurses prepared for the immediate treatment of the critically
injured patient. The entire spectrum of care, from the pre-hospital phase
through rehabilitation, is established to address the continuum of needs
for the injured patient.